Elisa Salinas needs no introduction in Pan America. A well-known entrepreneur and philanthropist, Ms. Salinas has taken the IFMA Sport Is Your Gang initiative in Mexico to new heights. The SIYG Mexico project touches the lives of over 2000 children making it one of IFMA’s most successful national SIYG project. Ms. Salinas, President of the Mexican Muaythai Federation and Pan American Muaythai Confederation is also IFMA Vice President and chairs the IFMA Youth Commission.


On her visit today Ms. Salinas gave IFMA HQ a detailed report on the upcoming Pan American Championships in Peru this December which will qualify another handful of athletes from the region for the 2017 World Games. She gave a further report on the previous Youth Commission meeting and exchanged ideas for the 2017 IFMA Youth World Championships.


During her time in Bangkok, Ms. Salinas also on behalf of the PAMC visited Sanam Luang to pay her respects to the Royal Urn of His Majesty King Bhumipol.